Next Opportunity: 2021-22 School Year, Deadline 4/15/22
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Submit a video (UP TO 1 MINUTE IN LENGTH) on why you joined American Teachers Alliance or Carolina Teachers Alliance. The video may be posted on our website. Include a link to your video at the bottom of your essay after your sources. Write a 700 word essay in MLA format on topic: “Comparing Student Performance Around the World in Reading and Math.” Be sure to include a thesis statement in your essay with three key points. Topic Criteria: 1) Use at least 2 primary sources and 3 secondary sources. 2) Answer these questions: Which 3 countries as of 2018 (pre-Covid) are ranked the highest in math? In reading? What curriculum do they use? Where does the USA rank in Math and Reading as compared to other industrialized nations? Choose one or two grade levels to compare across nations. How can the USA improve Math and Reading scores in elementary, middle, and high school? Which 5 states have the lowest Math and Reading scores? Where does NC rank in Math and Reading in the US?
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